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In his humorous and humble way, George Durrant addressed the question that probably runs through the minds of many when they consider the undertaking of recording their personal history: “What if my life is nothing special?” “What if I haven’t done anything worth writing about?”
When Elder Echo Hawk traveled to Genoa, Nebraska, he was taken to a historical marker that explained the story of the expulsion of the Pawnee people to Oklahoma.“Interestingly, it was a dual historical monument because on the other side of this marker was the account of another people that the government had failed to protect."
Members of the California Legislative Black Caucus gathered at the Capitol in Sacramento Monday, June 26, 2017, to celebrate Juneteenth with a family history event. Family history volunteers were on hand to assist lawmakers in accessing digitized Post Civil War-era records of the Freedmen’s Bureau and other family history resources.
The FamilySearch Tree mobile app is a companion to FamilySearch Family Tree that puts the power of heritage in your hands. With it, you can easily attach photos, stories, and documents to add details and bring your family story to life. Here's what else you can do with the mobile app and why you should already have it.
There are lots of smart, practical reasons to digitize your family photos, some of which are detailed here. First though, check out this video that will make you want to start digitizing this very day (and may or may not make you tear up a little on the way).
BillionGraves is sponsoring its 6th annual Million More in May Competition to add one million gravestone images and one million transcribed records to the BillionGraves database in the month of May. And you can help!